Your first time at a new church can be scary!

Walking into a building you’ve never been in, full of people you’ve never met… are you sweating yet? Well, it doesn’t have to be scary. We want to help make your first time at Bluff First a great experience.

What should I expect?

In total, each Sunday Morning service runs 60 minutes in length. Our services are casual, fun, and encouraging.

Services begin with live music from our band. Song lyrics are projected for singing along if comfortable.
After the music, one of our pastors will come and share a hope-filled message about Jesus and life.
At some point in the service, there will be a few quick announcements about what’s going on at Bluff First and there will be an offering collected. If you are visiting, we do NOT expect you to give. People who consider Bluff First their home church will be giving to help it continue its mission. 

What about my kids?

We believe that kids should have a blast at church every single week – and at Kids First, we make this a priority. 
Children are welcome to attend the adult service with you, but we have fun experiences designed just for them in our 11am service.
The other thing we prioritize is your children’s safety.
All of our kids environments are staffed with background-checked workers. We have a check-in and check-out process for further safety. You may want to give yourself a few extra minutes before service to get them checked in, but even if you’re running late we will make it work!
We have separate rooms set up to care for babies and toddlers, and a full kids service for elementary-aged kids.
Junior high and older will probably be more comfortable in our adult service. 
You can check out our cheesy little video to see what check-in will be like! 🙂

New Kids First Check-in Process!

Posted by Bluff First on Tuesday, August 28, 2018


Service Times & Location

***Current services have been changed due to Covid-19.
Please check out the info page for up-to-date schedules & information.
As of June 7th we offer a 9AM with NO childcare/kids service and an 11 AM with full kids options.
Bluff First meets every Sunday @ 9 & 11 AM.***
We have lots of other gatherings you could attend, but most of our first-time guests visit on a Sunday morning. If you’ve already visited on a Sunday, we’d recommend your next step be attending our Who We Are Lunch. On the first Sunday of almost every month, you can sign up to join us for free food, free childcare (optional) and get to know more about us and how you might fit in to what God is doing here. 
We are located right off the corner of Westwood Blvd and Barron Road on the north end of Poplar Bluff. We are across the street from American Superstore. Our main entrance is on our upper level, which seems like a “back door” from the highway. 
If you need to navigate, our address is 2518 Barron Road, Poplar Bluff MO 63901. 

Everyone is friendly and welcoming. The pastors explain things so that everyone can understand. 
Bluff First has taught me about showing Christ’s love through actions.
It’s also “church made fun” as one of my kids have said. If the doors are open my children want to be there! It’s more than a church to my family, it’s a feeling of home!”
– Amy Long